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John Henry Boyes

Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
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About John Henry Boyes

  • Name: Mr John Henry Boyes
  • Born in Liverpool Merseyside England
  • Age: 36 years
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Last Residence: at 106 Clovelly Road Southampton Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Saloon Steward
  • Last Ship: Olympic
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr John Henry Boyes, 36 [1], was born in Liverpool.

He initially signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast for her delivery trip to Southampton. When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 106 Clovelly Road, (Southampton). As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the Olympic.

Boyes died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

A death announcement was published:

Boyes, John Henry (Harry), aged 36, husband of Clara Boyes of 106 Clovelly Road, S-n.

Notes The death announcement gives the age as 36, Boyes gave his age as 30 when signing-on in Belfast and 33 when signing-on in Southampton.

Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement

References Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)

Contributors Peter Engberg-Klarström, Sweden

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John Henry Boyes's Timeline

Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 36
TITANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean